Definition of buckhorn

  1. 1 :  the horn of a buck; often :  the substance of such a horn knives with buckhorn handles

  2. 2 :  deerhorn 2

  3. 3a :  cinnamon fern b less commonly buckhorn plantain (1) :  narrow-leaved plantain (2) :  a Eurasian plantain (Plantago coronopus) sometimes grown for its slightly bitter lobed leaves (3) :  large-bracted plantain

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Origin and Etymology of buckhorn

Middle English, from buck + horn

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